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Project Management Engineer

Alpharetta, Georgia, United States
October 31, 2016

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Process Improvement Engineering ~ Project Management ~ Procurement Special ist Highly-accomplished, solutions-driven Mechanical Engineer with MBA and unique background of analytical problem-solving, process improvement, project management, procurement and customer engagement skills and expertise, acquired working for the world’s largest oil & gas Technology Company and applicable to any industry. More than 12 years of demonstrated achievements devising engineering solutions that improve processes, increase operational efficiency and stimulate business/revenue growth. Outstanding communication and team leadership attributes. CORE COMPETENCIES

Process Improvement Project/Operations Management Analytical Problem-Solving/Decision Making TQM

Time Management/Prioritization Client Relationship Management Lean/DMAIC Methodology Cost Reduction Communications/Relationship-Building Team Leadership Staff Development/Training Client Satisfaction ERP PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

PACKSIZE, Conyers, GA 2/2016 – Present

Pre-Configuration Engineer

Responsible for configuring the new machines up to the clients requirements and refurbishing old ones.

Improving and updating the processes and documentation of machines refurbishment.

Managed to decrease the refurbishment time for the Gluers which decreased the Inventory costs and freed warehouse space.

Initiated a project to decrease the shipping costs by better managing the spare parts orders and deliveries. HIREDYNAMICS, Alpharetta, GA 8/2015 – 2/2016

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A temporary position after immigrating to the US till I found a job that is a better match for my skills and qualifications.

SCHLUMBERGER, Cairo, Egypt 1/2014 – 10/2014

Process Improvement Engineer / Drilling Optimization Engineer

Concurrently managed a portfolio of complex drilling project for different operators, meeting very challenging requirements and deadlines. The projects were fast passed 3 weeks to 3 months drilling operations.

Managed a 6 months project of optimizing the drilling operation resulted in the saving of 25% of section drilling time ($50- 100K total savings per section) for our client by studying problem and convincing client to adopt newer, improved tool technology contributing to increased market share and revenue growth. Supported company’s business development efforts.

Coordinated a six month internal project of replacing, updating, and customizing the existing engineering design processes, well planning processes and paper work with improved Schlumberger processes after the merger.

Improved engineering processes through effective project planning/prioritization, addressing most critical processes requiring major change first and then working down to least critical. Followed up/recommended further improvements as needed.

Fulfilled role of a subject matter expert in process improvement engineering, by identifying new useful technologies and tools and making presentations to internal and client teams and answering all technical questions.

Elevated technical and operational performance by liaising with client team to ensure compliance with all requirements, policies/procedures, regulations, quality standards. Employed DOX software and trained team on use of proprietary software.

Increased client satisfaction by introducing new engineering/tool configurations and well designs to satisfy client requirements. Provided excellent technical support to clients, field crews and sales team.

Implemented corrective actions as member of failure investigation team by collecting/analyzing data, comparing to previous failures and performing root cause analyses. Set up monitoring plan to ensure problem was fixed/no further damage. MOHAMMED GHAZAL PAGE 2 OF 3


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PATHFINDER-A SCHLUMBERGER CO., Cairo, Egypt 1/2012 – 1/2014 Project Engineer / Directional Driller

Selected for key role, promoted for outstanding performance to serve owner’s companies in Egypt, led 6-member team as cell manager in charge of site supervision and project management/coordination, to troubleshoot issues and manage change.

Overcame engineering challenges due to extreme complexity, time sensitive nature and high cost by confirming scope of work, monitoring/analyzing overall performance and implementing solutions to resolve issues and optimize performance.

Generated revenue greater than $25,000/day by skillfully managing field activities using tools valued at more than $1 Million. Employed collaborative relationship-building skills to optimize client communications and present new technologies.

Ensured operational and quality objectives were achieved by effectively managing inventories, as well as leading team in implementation of quality standards making sure KPIs were met. Improved client satisfaction through service excellence. PATHFINDER-A SMITH CO., Cairo, Egypt 7/2005 – 1/2012 Operations / Field Engineer

Recognized for outstanding engineering knowledge and achievement with the ability to rapidly solve complex problems using advanced analytical skills and attention to detail and promoted 3 times in 3 consecutive years.

Fueled business growth with a doubling of Egypt market share resulting in an increase of surface units from 4 in 2005 to 12 in 2010 by delivering high quality service, eliminating human error and increasing client satisfaction.

Within two years supervised the training of the more than 20 field engineers, included entry, intermediate and advanced level tool training.

Effectively managed well site Inventories, Daily reports/communications, Invoices/billing, logistics operation and Logs interpretation/ presentation.

EGYPTIAN DRILLING COMPANY (EDC), Gulf of Suez 8/2004 – 6/2005 Special Drilling Trainee

Excelled in 18-month training program, including coursework and on-site training at Kamose offshore rig, to provide engineering candidates with advanced working knowledge of a wide range of drilling operations. AL-EZZ FLAT STEEL “EFS”, Giza, Egypt 1/2003 – 7/2004 Foreign Procurement Specialist

Orchestrated global procurement activities, including sourcing and contracting supply of spare parts, consumables and certain raw materials. Issued requests for quotations/proposals, finding and evaluating alternatives, Evaluation of financial proposals, negotiating Payment Terms and delivery schedules.

Translated production plans into material requirement plans (MRP) working closely with material planner. Chose suppliers by issuing tenders and calculating costs then created purchase orders with timely delivery schedules.

Effectively tracked and monitored of delivery schedule, risks, changes and opportunities for resources management. The objectives were cost reduction, decreasing inventories and reducing risks by having multiple suppliers. EDUCATION


Master of Business Administration 6/2015

Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Administration 1/2013

Gained comprehensive knowledge in areas of: Strategic Planning, Project Management, Organizational Behavior, Marketing, Accounting, Negotiations, Human Resources Management, Economics and Finance. ALEXANDRIA UNIVERSITY, Egypt

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Power Engineering 6/2002 MOHAMMED GHAZAL PAGE 3 OF 3


Project Management professional (PMP) – In progress 04/2016 – Present Drilling Well Engineering Certificate (DWE) - (Schlumberger USA) 05/2014 – 06/2014 Engineering topics included Well Planning, Torque and Drag Analysis, Hydraulic Calculations, Rock Mechanics, Advanced Anti-Collision Analysis, Casing Design, Bit Selection and Rig Sizing Professional Certificate in Advanced Management - (American University in Cairo) 07/2003 – 02/2004 Mastered areas of focus, including General/Strategic Management, Value Creation, Marketing, Finance, and Project Management


Representative Training: Project Management PERT/CPM • Lean Methodology • Green Belt • DMAIC Processes • TQM

• 6 Sigma • Kanban • 5Y • Poke Yoke • 5S • Strategic Planning • Trouble shooting • Problem Solving • Failure Investigation

• Root Cause Analysis - Fishbone • Time Management / Prioritization. Computer Skills: MS Project/Office • AutoCAD • SalesForce Language Skills: Fluent in English and Arabic

Residency Status: US Permanent Resident/Possess Green Card

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